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Spicy Cheddar Cheese and Olive Spread

Yield 14 Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces sharp Cheddar
  • 8 ounces white extra sharp Cheddar
  • 1/2 cup sliced green olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (4 oz.) jar chopped pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 203
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 37 mg
  • sodium 296 mg

How to Make It

  1. Shred both cheeses into a large bowl; set aside. In another bowl, stir together olives, pimientos, mayonnaise, vinegar, red pepper, cumin and hot sauce.

  2. Pour mixture over cheese and fold gently with a rubber spatula to blend; avoid breaking cheese shreds into small pieces. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend. Serve with crackers and vegetable sticks.